In recognition of this year’s World AIDS Day, U2 singer and global activist Bono is stepping up his fight against HIV/AIDS by personally lobbying American legislators to maintain funding for global AIDS initiatives and awareness. …
A French urologist claims to have discovered a way to reconstruct the clitoris after it has been through the ritual. And hundreds of women seem to swear by it
Angola may be rich in oil, but it is also full of unexploded land mines
On Wednesday, the Indian Supreme Court will hear a landmark case that could limit Indian companies’ right to make inexpensive generic drugs.
The Ethiopian Prime Minister of 21 years leaves behind a mixed legacy of economic gain and repression — and a giant hole in African politics.
The arrest of a minor in Pakistan throws the spotlight back on its infamous blasphemy laws, competition in Sri Lanka among the two giants of Asia and Thailand’s booming cosmetic surgery industry.
Today’s picks: recent history repeating itself in Pakistan, insider politics Japan-style and how a U.N. climate change compensation scheme went awry.
American philanthropist Melinda Gates wants to put family planning and contraception on the global agenda with a $4 billion war chest. Here’s why this is a big deal
Today’s picks: Mexico declares emergency over renewed bird flu outbreak, a new report condemns Syria’s “state policy of torture,” and the Burmese parliament prepares to reshape its economy, following half a century of military rule.
India’s economy may be booming, but when it comes to providing adequate health care to pregnant women, the country is falling behind even its poorer neighbors